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  • Either solo or in small groups of 2-3, the students will choose an influential figure from the Harlem Renaissance and conduct independent research. They will create a project from multiple options describing what they learned about the Harlem Renaissance in general and their important person in particular.
  • Some of these students have a lack of awareness in regards to racial and gender-related cultural issues, and this project was done in an effort to mitigate that lack of awareness without directly confronting it. In today's world, racism and sexism are generally not acceptable in most polite company.
  • My students do not react well when directly confronted with their own biases, so this was an attempt to do so indirectly.



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